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Table 1 Syndromic scoliosis vs. AIS surgery complications

From: Complications associated with surgical repair of syndromic scoliosis

  Dural tear Wound infection Respiratory issues Neuro compromise Hardware failure Pseudarthrosis Avg blood loss mL (#)
Marfan Pts (# patients reported/total) 11.8% (11/93) 6.5% (6/93) 5.7% (4/70) 2.2% (1/46) 17.2% (20/116) 6.2% (8/129) 1756 (106)
Down Pts (# patients reported/total) Not Reported 14.3% (2/14) 14.3% (1/7) Not Reported 35.7% (5/14) 28.6% (4/14) 1264 (7)
Rett Pts (# patients reported/total) Not Reported 10.1% (9/89) 29.2% (26/89) Not Reported 4.5% (3/66) 0% (0/16) 2106 (16)
NF Pts (# patients reported/total) 5.9% (3/51) 10.2% (9/88) Not Reported 5.7% (5/88) 4.2% (4/96) 5.7% (5/88) 903 (51)
ED Pts (# patients reported/total) 16.7% (1/6) Not Reported 20% (1/5) 0% (0/16) 22.7% (5/22) 36.3% (4/11) 1272 (22)
OI Pts (# patients reported/total) Not Reported 5.0% (1/20) Not Reported 5% (1/20) 12.8% (6/47) 5 % (1/20) Not Reported
PW Pts (# patients reported/total) Not Reported 22.7% (5/22) 6.3% (1/16) 22.7% (5/22) 22.7% (5/22) 4.5% (1/22) 1750 (6)
FA Pts (# patients reported/total) Not Reported 6.3% (1/16) 6.3% (1/16) 0% (0/16) 6.3% (1/16) Not Reported 1268 (16)
  Dural tear (Durotomy) Wound infection (Deep and superficial) Respiratory issues (Pulmonary) + (PE) Neuro compromise (New neuro compromise) + (Peripheral nerve) Hardware malfunction (Implant related) Pseudarthrosis Avg blood loss mL (#)
AIS Pts (# patients reported/total) 0.2% (22/11,227) 1.4% (156/11,227) 0.6% + 0.04% (63/11,227 + 5/11,227) 0.8% + 0.5% (86/11,227 + 53/11,227) 1.1% (120/11,227) Not Reported 323-907-1277
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